Investing in Clean Mobility Innovations

The Advanced Propulsion Centre and UKBAA have joined forces to find leading clean automotive, transport, and mobility innovators that will help the UK remain competitive in the research, development, and production of low-carbon automotive technologies. Together, the APC and UKBAA are looking to pinpoint up to 10 ground-breaking businesses to participate in an exclusive pitching event.

Our Speaker Lineup

During our Mobilise the Future showcase event, we are delighted to announce our fantastic set of panelists who will be speaking on the topic: ‘Fuelling the Future: Investment Strategies for Net Zero Automotive Breakthroughs’.

During this talk, we will focus on the role of investment in driving forward net zero automotive technology, exploring effective strategies for:
  • Identifying and scaling promising innovations,
  • Navigating risks
  • Achieving sustainable returnsin the rapidly evolving green automotive sector.

Our panellists include:

  • Rik Adams: Innovation Delivery Director, APC
  • Andrew Damant: Deputy Director, Department for Business and Trade
  • Mike Smeed: Managing Director, InMotion Ventures CVC

Rik Adams

Innovation Delivery Director APC

Andrew Damant

Deputy Director, Department for Business and Trade

Mike Smeed

Managing Director, InMotion Ventures CVC

The businesses set to take part in APC & UKBAA's Mobilise the Future: Clean Mobility Showcase

On Tuesday the 30th of April, we are delighted to invite these 10 exciting participating businesses to pitch at Mathys & Squire’s impressive offices located in The Shard.

Calling all clean mobility innovators!

We are looking to pinpoint innovators actively raising investment to participate in an exclusive pitching event taking place on 30th April 2024 hosted at Mathy’s & Squires offices in the Shard, London.

Do you have a ground-breaking business that will revolutionise the automotive, transport and mobility industries? Does your solution have the potential to transform vehicles and fleets or innovatively use transportation data? Are you accelerating innovation in Connected and Automated Mobility (CAM)?


Who should apply?

Businesses looking to apply should be:

  • Investment ready and actively raising equity investment in the range of £250k-£3m
  • Meeting/solving a clear market need in the clean transport, mobility and automotive sector
  • Demonstrate the potential to scale/possibility of disruption in their sector
  • Using their technology to accelerate the transition to NetZero

Before applying businesses should take into consideration the following details:

  • Up to 10 businesses will be selected to pitch at the London showcase and those selected will be expected to pitch in-person in London (businesses will be required to arrange their own travel details)
  • All businesses will be asked to apply to pitch and selections for the final line-up of presenters will be made based on what has been provided in the application
  • If selected, the person presenting on behalf of your company at the event must be the founder/co-founder or a c-suite member of the team

The businesses selected to pitch at the event will be invited to come to London and present to an investor audience. Drawn from UKBAA’s extensive community of angel and early-stage investors, this event will offer an incredible opportunity to build your network and access potential investment. 

Businesses selected will attend a 1-to-1 bespoke pitch rehearsal session in preparation for their 5-minute pitch at the event. Businesses selected to pitch will also receive exclusive access to UKBAA’s Deal Share Platform – a one of a kind investor marketplace for profiling and sharing your deal.

Be part of the showcase

The deadline for applications for the next showcase is Friday 29th March at midnight.

APC and UKBAA will review all applications and make their final decisions by 4th April 2024.

Pitch readiness 
Businesses selected to pitch will take part in their virtual pitch readiness sessions (dates TBC)

The London event
The in-person showcase will take place on 30th April at Mathys & Squire, The Shard, 32 London Bridge St, London, SE1 9SG


Investors looking to attend the pitch showcase

Date: 30th April
Time: 17:00-20:30
Venue: Mathys & Squire, The Shard, 32 London Bridge St, London, SE1 9SG

Taking place at the Mathys and Squire at the Shard, this showcasing event will welcome 10 entrepreneurs from across the clean automotive industry ranging from start-up to scale-up.

From low-carbon innovations accelerating the road to NetZero to businesses with the potential to transform the transport and automotive space, this showcase will spotlight an array of businesses, each tackling a different challenge with their ground-breaking technology.

If you’re interested in hearing from and meeting a host of brilliant businesses, as well as networking with your fellow investors or drinks and canapes, this event for you!

Investors are welcomed to book their place to join us.

This is an investor-only event.

Presented by

The Advanced Propulsion Centre’s role is to help accelerate the transition to a net-zero automotive industry.

The APC collaborate with UK government, the automotive industry and academia to accelerate the industrialisation of technologies, supporting the transition to deliver net-zero emission vehicles.

UKBAA is the national trade association for angel and early-stage investment, representing over 650 members that collectively deploy in excess of £2bn per annum.

Our members include angel groups, individual investors, early-stage VCs, equity investment platforms, family offices, universities and accelerators. We are a not-for-profit organisation, run by and for our members.